Dispensation for minimum educatinal qualification for pre-sea rating courses.

Training Circular No. 3 of 2002

No.11-TR(21)/1997                                                                                    Dated: Feb 22, 2002

Dispensation for minimum educatinal qualification for pre-sea rating courses.

In continuation of this Directorate's Circular No.5 of 2001 dated 30th August, 2001 and DGS Order No. 1 of 2001(copy enclosed), the Director General of Shipping has agreed to give dispensation for minimum educational qualification for Pre-Sea rating courses (Deck, Engine and Saloon), from 10th Standard to 8th Standard candidates who are natives of Minicoy Island and belong to Scheduled Tribes in relation to Union Territory of Lakshadweep only. However, this dispensation is not available to the Mainland Employees working in Minicoy or in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep. This dispensation is available till 5th February, 2005 only. The Training institutes conducting pre-sea training for rating may take these students only after they produce necessary certificate in accordance with the Government of India,Ministry of Home Affairs' letter No.BC-16014/1/82-SC&BCD-1 dated 6th August, 1984 to the effect that he is a member of ST in relation to Union Territory of Lakshadweep

These orders are applicable to all the pre-sea courses for rating, which are starting after 1st March, 2002

Sd/-

( Naresh Salecha)

Sr. Dy. Director General of Shipping

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